Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has admitted he thought-about leaving the membership this summer time, however the likelihood to enhance underneath supervisor Mikel Arteta was a “key issue” in his choice to signal a brand new contract.
Barcelona made a concrete supply to signal the 31-year-old, who additionally attracted curiosity from Inter Milan.
Nevertheless, Aubameyang selected to place pen to paper on a three-year cope with the Gunners.
The Gabon striker helped Arsenal win the FA Cup remaining final season and the Group Defend at the beginning of 2020/2021, scoring in each video games.
“Two issues persuaded me to remain. The very first thing was Mikel Arteta as a result of since he got here in he brings a variety of positivity and a brand new philosophy for us.
“I feel that was essential as a result of it matched my recreation and I really feel that I can enhance with him. I feel this was the important thing issue and as nicely, the love that I obtain from the followers and the entire membership.
“Everyone seems to be treating me very, superb, so I really feel at dwelling and that’s why I’m staying,” he informed Sky Sports activities.